2005 Presentations

ABA Ireland, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Ahearn, W.H. (December 2005). Eating and autism: Facts, fiction, and treatment. Workshop presented at ABA Ireland, Coleraine, Northern Ireland.

Ahearn, W.H. (December 2005). Stereotypic behavior: Redirection and competition. Address presented at ABA Ireland, Coleraine, Northern Ireland.

International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Beijing, China

Foster, K.E., MacDonald, R.P.F., Mansfield, R., & Strully, V. (November 2005). Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Outcome data for children with autism. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Beijing, China.  

Langer, S.N., Holcomb, W.L., Sanchez, J.M., & Ellis, E. (November 2005). A parent training model: Developing parent skills in teaching discrete trials and behavior chains. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Beijing, China.  

MacDonald, R.P.F., Mansfield, R., O'Sullivan, G., & Klein, J. (November 2005). A behavioral analysis and treatment of joint attention responding for children with autism. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Beijing, China.  

American Speech and Hearing Association, San Diego

Hutt, L., & Bellone, B.O'C. (November 2005). Consultative speech and language services for children with autism and severe developmental disabilities. Seminar presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Cota, S., & Cohen, J. (November 2005). Thematic play in children with autism using video modeling. Seminar presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

Miguel, C. (November 2005). A review of Skinner's analysis of verbal language/verbal behavior. Seminar presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

Central New York Skeptics Society, Syracuse, NY

Ahearn, W.H. (November 2005). FC is BS: What does and doesn't work in autism treatment. Invited address presented at the monthly meeting of the Central New York Skeptics Society, Syracuse, NY.

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). Empirical and theoretical approaches to verbal behavior. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). Autism: Only a jab away. Panel discussion presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Alitz-Polga, K. (October 2005). Individual support planning process. Panel discussion presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Andrade, M., Braga-Kenyon, P., Groskreutz, N.C. , Miguel, C., McDermott, E., & Trimmer, S. (October 2005). Teaching auditory-visual matching-to-sample: A comparison between point prompt delay and no delay for point prompt procedures. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). Research on behavioral acquisition procedures. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). Translational research: Behavioral momentum, self-control, and conditioned reinforcement. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Braga-Kenyon, P., Andrade, M., Ahearn, W.H., & Sidman, M. (October 2005). Inclusion of defined responses in equivalence relations: A systematic replication of Manabe, Kawashima, & Staddon (1995). Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Christensen, E., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). Selective effects of noncontingent access to arbitrary reinforcers on problem and academic behavior. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Cota, S., Sanchez, J., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Roberts, S. (October 2005). Using video modeling to teach play to young children with autism. Workshop presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Ervin, D., Neal, C.M., Ahearn, W.H., & Dube, W.V. (October 2005). Resistance to distraction during the performance of academic tasks. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Fitch, S., Bourret, J.C., & Paradise, T. (October 2005). An assessment of the reinforcing efficacy of tokens. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Galiatsatos, G.T. (October 2005). Transitioning to adulthood: Everything you need to know (but were afraid to ask) about turning 22. Panel discussion presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B. (October 2005). Fad/controversial treatments in autism. Panel discussion presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B. (October 2005). Recent advances in preference and reinforcement procedures. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Graff, R.B., Gibson, L., & Galiatsatos, G.T. (October 2005). The impact of high and low preference stimuli on relevant vocational and academic performances of youths with severe disabilities. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Groskreutz, M.P. (October 2005). The effects of intermittent access to stimuli on pictorial preference assessment outcomes. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Groskreutz , N.C., Karsina, A.J., Miguel, C., & Groskreutz, M.P. (October 2005). Using compound auditory-visual samples to increase learning efficiency within matching-to-sample trials. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Harper, J., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). A method for collecting interobserver data in a clinical setting. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Herscovitch, B., Dolan, S., & Libby, M.E. (October 2005). Comparison of response competition and response interruption for an individual with autism. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Johnson, C., & Chagnon, S. (October 2005). Identifying sources of unwanted stimulus control in experimental stimuli. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Leif, E., Roscoe, E.M., Morrison, H., & Moher, C. (October 2005). Examination of treatment procedures for increasing item engagement and decreasing stereotypy. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Lipcon, A., Graff, R.B., & Groskreutz, M.P. (October 2005). Further evaluation of pictorial preference assessments: With and without access. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

MacDonald, J., Roscoe, E.M., Ahearn, W.H., & Dube, W.V. (October 2005). Response persistence in extinction following continuous and intermittent reinforcement.  Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Magnusson, A., Groskreutz, N.C., & Miguel, C. (October 2005). An attempt to establish auditory-visual conditional discrimination in children with autism. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Magnusson, A., Wolfson, B., Allen, K., Bourret, J.C., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). Self-control training for escape maintained self-injurious behavior. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Martin, R. (October 2005). Preparing for adult services. Panel discussion presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Meany, M.G., Roscoe, E.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). A comparison of momentary time sampling and partial interval recording measurement methods. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Miguel, C. (October 2005). Stimulus control research at The New England Center for Children. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Miguel, C. (October 2005). An introduction to Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior. Workshop presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Murzynski, N., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). Combining video modeling and least-to-most prompting for establishing daily-living skills. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Nickel, U.W., Ervin, D.J., Roscoe, E.M., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). Assessing a program evaluation procedure in a school setting. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Parry-Cruwys, R., Yang, H., Clark, K.M., Miguel, C., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). Response interruption and redirection as treatment of vocal stereotypy in a child with autism. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Peters, L., & Bourret, J.C. (October 2005). Evaluation of reinforcing efficacy using progressive-ratio schedules. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Piskura, T., Roscoe, E.M., & Rooker, G.W. (October 2005). Examination of idiosyncratic antecedent and consequent variables in a functional analysis. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Rooker, G., Roscoe, E.M., Groskreutz, N.C., & Ervin, D. (October 2005). Differential reinforcement of alternative behavior with and without demand fading for escape-maintained behavior. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Roscoe, E.M. (October 2005). Further refinements in the measurement and treatment of problem behavior. Symposium chaired at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Silberman, M., Roscoe, E.M., Perhot, N.A., & Ahearn, W.H. (October 2005). The use of response interruption for reducing disruptive vocalizations maintained by automatic reinforcement. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Sookochoff, S. (October 2005). Video modeling as a method to teach appropriate play and its effects on stereotypy. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Steinhilber, J., & Johnson, C. (October 2005). A comparison of duration- and selection-based procedures for assessing preference. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Stone, A., Gould, D.D., & Miguel, C. (October 2005). The effects of conditional discrimination and tact-textual training on the development of equivalence classes. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Weiss, J., Fitch, S., & Dolan, S. (October 2005). Teaching behavior chains to children with autism using task analysis: Research to practice. Workshop presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Weiss, J., Libby, M.E. , & Fitch, S. (October 2005). A comparison of most-to-least, least-to-most, and delayed prompting for the acquisition of chained tasks for children with autism. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Autism Society of America, Nashville, TN

Ahearn, W.H. (July 2005). Stereotypy in children with ASD: Why it occurs and what to do about it. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Autism Society of America, Nashville, TN.

MacDonald, R.P.F. (July 2005). Establishing repertoires of thematic play in children with autism using video modeling. Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Autism Society of America, Nashville, TN.

Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil

Braga-Kenyon, P., & Kenyon, S. (July 2005). Análise do comportamento na prática: apreendendo a implementar programas de aquisição e de redução de comportamentos [Behavior analysis in practice: Learning to implement programs on behavior acquisition and reduction]. Workshop presented at the XII Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Braga-Kenyon, P. (July 2005). ABA para indivíduos com comportamentos severos [ABA for individuals with severe behaviors]. Paper presented at the XII Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Kenyon, S. (July 2005). ABA para indivíduos de idade escolar com problemas comportamentais [ABA for school-age individuals with behavior problems]. Paper presented at the XII Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Miguel, C. (July 2005). Desenvolvimento de programa educacional individualizado na intervenção precoce no autismo [Development of individualized educational programs for autism early intervention]. Workshop presented at the XII Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Miguel, C. (July 2005). ABA para crianças de idade pre-ecolar: Intervenção precoce [ABA for preschool children: Early intervention]. Paper presented at the XII Encontro de Amigos pelo Autismo (AMA), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL

Ahearn, W.H., DeBar, R.M., Florentino, C.M., Collins, K.K., Clark, K.M., & Dube, W.V. (May 2005). Applications of behavioral economics to enhancing performance and skill acquisition. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Ahearn, W.H., & Galiatsatos, G.T. (May 2005). An overview of assessing, classifying and treating feeding difficulties in children with developmental disabilities. Workshop presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Ahearn, W.H., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2005). ABA and autism: An unfinished agenda. Invited address presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Bryant, S., & Gould, D.D. (May 2005). Further examination of task interspersal procedures on task selection. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Carreau, A.B., Roscoe, E.M., McDonald, J.M., Peters, L.C., & Reiner, D. (May 2005). The effects of noncontingent access to leisure items during functional analyses. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Clark, K.M., Kubala, M.K., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2005). Altering automatically-reinforced stereotypy: The effects of direct and indirect intervention. Paper presented  at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Clevenger, T., & Graff, R.B. (May 2005). Conducting verbal and pictorial preference assessments. Workshop presented  at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Cota, S.R., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Wiltz, K. (May 2005). Assessment of unscripted reciprocal play following video modeling instruction for children with autism. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Davis, C.J., Gardenier, N.C., Geckeler, A.S., Sanchez, J.M. (May 2005). How to assess progress in public school settings: Data collection systems that anyone can use. Workshop presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Dube, W.V., MacDonald, R.P.F., & Mansfield, R.C. (May 2005). Joint attention and socially mediated reinforcers in children with autism. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.  

Fitch, S.L., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2005). A method for identifying the reinforcing efficacy of tokens. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Gould, D.D. (May 2005). Professional development series: Internship programs in behavior analysis. Panel discussion presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Granatino, J.L., & McNamara, B.L. (May 2005). The use of self-monitoring to increase staff delivery of positive reinforcement in loosely structured settings. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Groskreutz, M.P., Graff, R.B., Collins, K.K., & Chappell, N. (May 2005). The effect of differential consequences on pictorial preference assessment outcomes. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Hegg, E.M., Gould, D.D., Libby, M.E., & Graff, R.B. (May 2005). Assessment and training of tokens utilizing preference assessment methodology. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.  

Hutt, L., Bellone, B. O'C., & Cohen, J. (May 2005). The effects of an auditory trainer on the speech sound acquisition of children with autism. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Johnson, C., & Bidwell, M.A. (May 2005). Starch satiation treatment for rumination in a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Klein, J., O'Sullivan, G., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2005). Assessment of responding to joint attention after one year of EIBI treatment. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Klein, M.F., McNamara, B.L., & Foxx, R.M. (May 2005). Increasing driver safety in a residential program setting. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Langer, S.N., Holcomb, W.L., Sanchez, J.M., & South, E.M. (May 2005). Videotaped assessment and feedback in a parent education group. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.  

MacDonald, R.P.F., O'Sullivan, G., Dube, W.V., Cohen, J., Mansfield, R.C., & Klein, J. (May 2005). An analysis of responsiveness to joint attention bids in children with autism. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

MacDonald, R.P.F., Roberts, S.N., Cota, S.R., & Wiltz, K. (May 2005). Strategies for expanding pretend play in children with autism using video modeling. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Magnusson, A.F., Roscoe, E.M., Gould, D.D., & Karsina, A.J. (May 2005). Fading of protective equipment in the treatment of self-injurious behavior. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Mansfield, R.C., & MacDonald, R.P.F. (May 2005). Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention: Evaluation of a direct observation assessment protocol for children with autism and PDD. Paper presented  at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Miguel, C.F., Pettursdottir, A.I., & Carr, J.E. (May 2005). EAHB-SIG Student Paper Award Winner: The effects of multiple tact and receptive-discrimination training on the acquisition of intraverbal behavior. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Miguel, C.F., Pettursdottir, A.I., Carr, J.E., Michael, J. (May 2005). The role of verbal behavior in stimulus categorization by preschool children. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Morrison, H., Roscoe, E.M., & Moher, C.A. (May 2005). Examination of treatment procedures for increasing appropriate item engagement and decreasing stereotypy during preference assessments. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Murzynski, N., & Bourret, J.C. (May 2005). Combining video modeling with least-to-most prompting in teaching daily living skills. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.  

Rooker, G.W., Roscoe, E.M., & Ervin, D. (May 2005). Differential reinforcement with and without stimulus fading for escape-maintained problem behavior. Poster presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Sanchez, J.M., MacDonald, R.P.F, Wiltz, K., Cota, S.R., & Roberts, S. (May 2005). Using video modeling to teach play to young children with autism. Workshop presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Stayer, S., Graff, R.B., Libby, M.E., & Ahearn, W.H. (May 2005). Effects of choice of task sequence in individuals with developmental disabilities in public schools. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Steinhilber, J.M., & Johnson, C. (May 2005). Evaluation of duration-based procedures for assessing leisure item preference. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Strully, L.V., & Foster, K.E. (May 2005). Science and autism: Translating research into practice.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Weiss, J.S., & Libby, M.E. (May 2005). Most-to-least, least-to-most, and delayed prompting in the acquisition of chained tasks. Paper presented at  the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Ahearn, W.H. (April, 2005). Autism and pediatric feeding problems. Invited address presented at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA.

Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, New London, CT

Graff, R.B. (April, 2005). Preference assessment and reinforcement procedures: What we know, what we think we know, and what we still need to know. Invited Address presented at the 1st Annual Conference of the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis, New London, CT.

Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI

Petursdottir, A.I., Miguel, C.,Carr, J.E., & Michael, J. (March 2005). The role of verbal behavior in the formation of categories by preschoolers. In J. W. Esch (Chair), Research on Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior. Symposium conducted at the 17th annual conference of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI.

California Association for Behavior Analysis, Dana Point, CA

Ahearn, W.H. (February 2005). Assessing and treating stereotypic behavior in persons with developmental disabilities: Research and applications. Invited address presented at the California Association for Behavior Analysis, Dana Point, CA.

Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Orlando, FL

Ahearn, W.H. (January 2005). Assessing and treating feeding problems in children with ASD. Workshop presented at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Orlando, FL.